Posts tagged "Troyton"

Navino Next Level: New Label, Music, and Outlook

Navino Next Level: New Label, Music, and Outlook

Rising Star Overcomes Challenges and Sees Growth In Popularity

With great vocals and song concepts, rising talent from St. Mary, Jamaica, Ricardo “Navino” Fraser, is steadily gaining momentum. Recently signing to Real Live Records and releasing  the songs “Sup’n Like Suh,” “Yuh Fi Bruki, “Shallow Grave,” and “Never Touch Yet, ” Navino is seeing a steep rise in his music career. With the lyrical artillery to keep up with the best in dancehall and  new management, his fan-base is growing at a record fast pace. More After The Jump…

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Macka Diamond: Diamonds Are Forever

Macka Diamond: Diamonds Are Forever

 Macka Diamond Keeps Getting Better With Time

Dancehall artist Macka Diamond plans to take her career to the next level in 2017.  With the release of a new single, “25 inches,” her signature high-pitched, breathy vocals sound more fierce than ever. The dancehall arena is for the survival of the fittest and Macka shows that she is fully equipped with promotional photographs in full body paint. Collaborating with the best producers, she aspires to drop a one drop album and embark on a U.S. Tour. This diamond shows clearly shows that she is cut by a cloth of longevity. We spoke to Macka Diamond about how she became an empowered woman in dancehall. Interview After The Jump

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The Biggest Dancehall Riddims of 2016

The Biggest Dancehall Riddims of 2016

Who Run The Place? Johnny Wonder, CEO of 21st Hapilos, Counts Down The Year’s Top Juggling

With Rihanna’s “Work” dominating mainstream airwaves all year, you might think Richie Stephens’ “Sail Away” riddim would take the top spot. Yes that was hot in the streets ten years ago, and shout out to OVO for bringing it back. But here at Boomshots we’re all about the music’s progress forward into the future—and celebrating the innovators over the imitators. After all the Tropical House hype dies down, where does reggae and dancehall go from here? Few people are better qualified to chart the music’s movements than Johnny Wonder, CEO of 21st Hapilos Digital, the leading digital distributor of new reggae and dancehall music from Jamaica. As the man who breaks most big riddims first, Johnny Wonder’s ranking is based strictly on facts—streams and sales—and never payola or politricks. So if you want to know who ran the place in 2016, look no further. Riddim Countdown After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: I-Octane “Gyal A Gimme Bun” Official Video PREMIERE

Brand New I-Octane Visuals Are The Maadest Ting Ever
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I-Octane tried something new with his tune “Gyal A Gimme Bun” produced by Troyton and Seanizzle. Instead of the usual gallis argument, he gave his fans a touch of self-deprecating humor and delivered a cautionary tale to guys who don’t spend enough time with their ladies. The dancehall singjay’s outside-the-box thinking paid off. His tune is already rocking the streets of Kingston, and with the premiere of the humorous “Gyal a Gimme Bun” video, he’s all set to Conquer the Globe. When we say this video is mad, we really mean… It Siiiiick. Video After The Jump… Read more »

WATCH THIS: Mavado ft. Karian Sang “Take It” Official Video

Private Jets, Yachts, and One Sexy Lady—Mavado’s New Video Is Definitely a Starbwoy Thing
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Mavado’s been making major moves for a minute now, and signing Karian Sang to Mansion Records is just the latest power play. The Jamaica-born pop princess teamed up with the Starbwoy last fall on the Troyton-produced banger “Take It,” which has topped the charts in the UK. Now that she’s officially down with the Gully team they’ve pulled out all the stops for a video that’s full of lavish life. No wonder they call him the “Million Dollar Man.” Video After The Jump… Read more »

HEAR THIS: I-Octane “Gal A Gimmi Bun”

Fellas Take Note—If It Happened To Octane It Can Happen To Anybody
First it was Mr. Vegas baring his personal pain with “Bare Tingz,” now I-Octane joins the ranks of dancehall stars singing about girls doing them wrong. Affairs of the heart never fail to inspire great songs, and this banger (produced by Troyton and Seanizzle) is no exception. It’s not clear whether Octane is speaking from personal experience here, but the truth is that it can happen to anybody—and it’s a hell of a feeling. “Nah spend no time with me gal and me gal ah gimmi bun.” You have been warned.  Audio After The Jump… Read more »